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  • The Status Quo Myth

    1 week ago

    With tensions still high in Jerusalem and throughout the rest of Israel, the latest buzzword that is being bounced around in the regional and international media is "status quo".  More specifically, Israel is accused by the Arabs and their supporters of trying to change the status...

  • Analysis: Why the Temple Mount is at the heart of Jerusalem strife

    1 week ago

    The murders of four rabbis on Nov. 18 during morning prayers at a Jerusalem synagogue — a police officer also died of his injuries — could throw a wrench into the results of the Nov.13 summit in Amman that brought together Secretary of State John Kerry, Prime Minister Benjamin...

  • Israelis, Palestinians look to personal safety in holy city on edge

    1 week ago

    On edge but faithful to their religious routine, worshippers returned on Wednesday to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a policeman were killed in a Palestinian attack a day earlier.

    The bloodstains had been washed away. But four memorial candles burned as about a...

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  • Timeline: Rising violence in Israel

    1 week ago

    Over the past several weeks, tension and violence have risen steadily in Jerusalem, culminating in Tuesday's attack on a synagogue in which four Israeli worshippers were shot and knifed to death by Palestinians assailants.

    Three of Tuesday's victims held joint Israeli-U.S....

  • Netanyahu accuses Abbas of incitement in Jerusalem

    1 week ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas of incitement as the P.A.’s official media called for a day of rage in Jerusalem.

    Netanyahu pointed out the call at the beginning of the weekly Cabinet meeting on Sunday.

    On...

  • In Israel, no one’s backing down from a Third Intifada

    By Simone Wilson

    2 weeks ago

    On the platform of the central bus stop and hitchhiking post for Gush Etzion, a Jewish settlement bloc that spills over Israel’s eastern border into Palestinian territory, wet sand was poured on Nov. 11 to cover a human-sized blood stain from the night before. 

    Israeli mother...

  • Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick breathing on own after shooting

    2 weeks ago

    Yehuda Glick, the Temple Mount activist shot in a failed assassination attempt, is communicating and breathing on his own.

    Glick until Tuesday had been on a respirator at Shaarey Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem since the Oct. 29 attack outside a city conference center.

    The...

  • Palestinians clash with Israeli troops again over holy site

    3 weeks ago

    Palestinian protesters fought with Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem and the West Bank on Friday, the latest clashes in a fortnight of violence over access to Jerusalem's holiest site.

    At the Qalandia checkpoint separating Ramallah from Jerusalem, troops fired rubber...

  • Israeli chief rabbi tells Jews to stay away from Temple Mount

    3 weeks ago

    An Israeli chief rabbi urged Jews to stay away from the Temple Mount in order to prevent bloodshed.

    Yitzhak Yosef, Israel’s chief Sephardic rabbi, made the call during the funeral Friday of Shalom Ba’adani, 17 who died that morning in hospital from wounds he sustained on...

  • Yitzhak Glick: My brother is a ‘man of peace’

    3 weeks ago

    Yitzhak Glick cannot stand hearing his younger brother referred to as a right-wing “extremist.”

    “He is a man of peace and a huge supporter of religious dialogue,” he told JTA on Tuesday, one week after his brother Yehuda was shot in the chest and stomach outside Jerusalem’s...

  • Intifada 3.0

    3 weeks ago

    One small city nestled in hills and surrounded by mountains is, for many, the center of the world. It is the city of Jerusalem. The prophets called it “the city on the hill.”

    And what happens in Jerusalem over the next few days will, or will not, throw the world into crisis....

  • Jerusalem tension leaves Jordan more exposed to Mideast turmoil

    3 weeks ago

    As Jordan joins a military campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria, tensions in Jerusalem pose a potentially bigger risk to a nation only slightly scathed by the turmoil sweeping the Middle East.

    The U.S. ally has been alarmed and angered by recent Israeli actions at...

  • Temple Mount closed following Palestinian rioting, later reopened

    By tessc

    3 weeks ago

    The Temple Mount was closed to visitors following rioting by Palestinians there but was reopened later in the day.

    One Palestinian man was wounded in the rioting on Wednesday morning by a sponge-tipped bullet fired by Israeli forces.

    The security forces, who were pelted with...

  • Palestinian man kills one in Jerusalem car attack

    3 weeks ago

    A Palestinian rammed his car into pedestrians in central Jerusalem on Wednesday in the second attack of its kind in two weeks, killing one person and fuelling concerns of another Palestinian uprising.

    The driver, who was shot dead by police, was identified by an Israeli security...

  • Yehuda Glick shooting reignites holy war over Temple Mount

    By Simone Wilson

    3 weeks ago

    Snaking around the top right corner of the 2,000-year-old Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City is a rickety wooden structure called the Mughrabi Bridge — an awkward tube of scaffolding that leads to the most contested holy site in the world.

    Today, that site — called the Temple...

  • Abbas calls would-be Palestinian assassin a ‘martyr’

    3 weeks ago

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called the alleged shooter of a Temple Mount activist a “martyr.”

    Muataz Hijazi “will go to heaven as a martyr defending the rights of our people and its holy places,” Abbas wrote in a condolence letter sent Saturday to Hijazi’s...

  • Netanyahu, Abdullah met in Amman over Jerusalem violence

    3 weeks ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordanian King Abdullah II reportedly met in Amman to discuss tension in Jerusalem and on the Temple Mount.

    The secret meeting took place Saturday, the Kuwaiti Arabic-language daily Al-Jarida reported Monday, citing “well-informed...

  • Eight Palestinians reported injured in Jerusalem-area clashes

    October 31, 2014 | 10:18 am

    At least eight Palestinians were reportedly wounded in clashes with Israeli police that occurred shortly after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged all parties to practice restraint in Jerusalem.

    The clashes included the firing of flare guns by Palestinian men at police...

  • Clashes erupt as Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting Jewish far-rightist

    October 30, 2014 | 8:57 am

    Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having tried hours earlier to kill a far-right Jewish activist, leading to fierce clashes in East Jerusalem and fears of a new Palestinian uprising.

    The Al-Aqsa compound, or Temple Mount, which is a...

  • Jerusalem mayor visits Temple Mount amid violence

    October 28, 2014 | 9:42 am

    Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat visited the Temple Mount despite increased violence at the holy site and in the Israeli capital.

    Barkat went to the site Tuesday with the commander of the Israel Police’s David District, Brig.-Gen. Avi Biton.

    “As part of ongoing cooperation w/...

  • No plans to change status quo on Temple Mount, Netanyahu says

    October 27, 2014 | 2:13 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said there are no plans to make changes in the status quo on the Temple Mount.

    Netanyahu made the statement on Monday during a meeting to discuss the security situation in Jerusalem. His assurances came a day after Jordan warned that its...

  • Hamas leader urges Muslims to defend Jerusalem shrine from ‘Israeli seizure’

    October 16, 2014 | 9:44 am

    The leader of the Palestinian group Hamas on Thursday called on Muslims to defend the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, saying Israel was trying to seize the site, revered in Islam and Judaism and focus of a Palestinian uprising in 2000.

    Khaled Meshaal, speaking in the Qatari...

  • Israel police restrict Muslim worshippers on Temple Mount following riots

    October 10, 2014 | 1:12 pm

    Israel Police restricted entry of Muslim men to the Temple Mount to those over the age of 50 in response to riots at the holy site two days ago.

    The police also dispatched extra police units throughout the old city of Jerusalem on Friday morning.

    Hamas reportedly called on...

  • Shin Bet: Hamas West Bank operation aimed to topple P.A., start third intifada

    August 18, 2014 | 11:02 am

    Hamas planned to start a third intifada and seize control of the West Bank from Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Authority, the Shin Bet security service said.

    On Monday, the Shin Bet said it arrested 93 Hamas operatives in the West Bank in May and June who were planning a...

  • One group’s proposal for Mideast peace? Build the Third Temple

    July 28, 2014 | 2:49 pm

    As Egypt, Qatar, the U.S. and the U.N. write proposals for Israel-Hamas cease-fires, one organization based in Jerusalem’s Old City hopes to compose a peace plan of a different kind: a detailed architectural blueprint for the Third Jewish Temple on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

    The...

  • More riots erupt in eastern Jerusalem over youth’s slaying

    July 5, 2014 | 11:39 am

    Israeli police prevented dozens of Palestinian rioters from breaking through a gate into Jerusalem’s Temple Mount compound in violence connected to the slaying of a Palestinian youth.

    The attempt to break into the compound through the Old City Chain Gate was one of a number of...

  • More riots erupt in eastern Jerusalem over youth’s slaying

    July 4, 2014 | 1:28 pm

    Israeli police prevented dozens of Palestinian rioters from breaking through a gate into Jerusalem’s Temple Mount compound in violence connected to the slaying of a Palestinian youth.

    The attempt to break into the compound through the Old City Chain Gate was one of a number of...

  • Arabs menace Jewish group on Temple Mount

    June 26, 2014 | 10:08 am

    Hundreds of Arabs chanting anti-Jewish epithets surrounded a group of Jews who ascended the Temple Mount.

    Many of the Arabs also held up three fingers, a triumphant sign of the three kidnapped Israeli teens, during Wednesday’s incident.

    Muslim children at a summer camp accosted...

  • Arab rioting spurs third Passover closing of Temple Mount

    April 23, 2014 | 3:16 pm

    The Temple Mount was closed to visitors for a third day during the Passover holiday after Israeli police were attacked by Arab worshippers throwing rocks.

    The April 20 closure came as Christian worshippers and visitors marking Easter filled the Old City of Jerusalem.

    Some 16...

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